Definitions for Wrightraɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wrightraɪt(n.)

  1. a worker, esp. a constructive worker (used chiefly in combination):

    a wheelwright; a playwright.

Origin of wright:

bef. 900; ME; OE wryhta, metathetic var. of wyrhta worker; akin to work

Wrightraɪt(n.)

  1. Frank Lloyd, 1867–1959, U.S. architect.

    Category: Biography

  2. Orville, 1871–1948, and his brother Wilbur, 1867–1912, U.S. aeronautical inventors.

    Category: Biography

  3. Richard, 1908–60, U.S. novelist.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wright, Willard Huntington Wright, S. S. Van Dine(noun)

    United States writer of detective novels (1888-1939)

  2. Wright, Richard Wright(noun)

    United States writer whose work is concerned with the oppression of African Americans (1908-1960)

  3. Wright, Wilbur Wright(noun)

    United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Orville Wright) invented the airplane (1867-1912)

  4. Wright, Orville Wright(noun)

    United States aviation pioneer who (with his brother Wilbur Wright) invented the airplane (1871-1948)

  5. Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright(noun)

    influential United States architect (1869-1959)

  6. Wright, Frances Wright, Fanny Wright(noun)

    United States early feminist (born in Scotland) (1795-1852)

  7. wright(noun)

    someone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)

Wiktionary

  1. Wright(ProperNoun)

    A British occupational surname from a maker of machinery; found in many combinations such as Cartwright.

  2. Wright(ProperNoun)

    An American surname; also a confused anglicization of the French le droit

  3. Origin: wyrhta, from wurhtjo (as in wurkijanan), from werǵ- (English work). Cognate with English wrought.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wright(noun)

    one who is engaged in a mechanical or manufacturing business; an artificer; a workman; a manufacturer; a mechanic; esp., a worker in wood; -- now chiefly used in compounds, as in millwright, wheelwright, etc

Freebase

  1. Wright

    Wright was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1896 to 1948. This riding was created in 1892 from parts of Ottawa County riding. The electoral district was abolished in 1947 when it was merged into Gatineau riding.

British National Corpus

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Wright' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4493

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